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County Executive Baker Participates in VisionWalk for Foundation Fighting Blindness

County Executive Baker Participates in VisionWalk for Foundation Fighting Blindness

 

The following informationa was sent to us by Scott Peterson: Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III joined State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks, Del. Michael Summers and approximately 1,000 students on Thursday from Gwynn Park High School, Gwynn Park Middle School, Baden Elementary School, and Brandywine Elementary School to support a fellow student, Bjorn Brooks, who is legally blind from a rare genetic disease. A ribbon-cutting ceremony kicked off the event at Gwynn Park High School, and students walked on behalf of Brooks to boost awareness and generate funds for the Foundation Fighting Blindness’ research efforts for sight-robbing retinal diseases. R&B recording artist Ginuwine, Big Tigger, and 95.5 WPGC-FM radio personalities Free and Herkules also participated in this event. 

County Executive Baker Participates in VisionWalk for Foundation Fighting Blindness

County Executive Baker Participates in VisionWalk for Foundation Fighting Blindness

 

The following informationa was sent to us by Scott Peterson: Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III joined State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks, Del. Michael Summers and approximately 1,000 students on Thursday from Gwynn Park High School, Gwynn Park Middle School, Baden Elementary School, and Brandywine Elementary School to support a fellow student, Bjorn Brooks, who is legally blind from a rare genetic disease. A ribbon-cutting ceremony kicked off the event at Gwynn Park High School, and students walked on behalf of Brooks to boost awareness and generate funds for the Foundation Fighting Blindness’ research efforts for sight-robbing retinal diseases. R&B recording artist Ginuwine, Big Tigger, and 95.5 WPGC-FM radio personalities Free and Herkules also participated in this event. 

9 Days to Go. Patriots 15th Annual Youth Summit on Technology

9 Days to Go.   Patriots 15th Annual Youth Summit on Technology

Bowie State University

14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie, MD 20715

This year Patriots 15th Annual Youth Summit is a two day event May 4th & 5th 2012.  The Youth Summit on Technology is the Patriots signature event and is now attended by over 700 students and parents from the 5th grade through 12th grade. 

            You don't want to miss out on this!!!

NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION!!!

PGCPS to Host 26th Annual Teacher of The Year Celebration

PGCPS to Host 26th Annual Teacher of The Year Celebration

 

Join Prince George’s County administrators, staff, students, and special guests at the 2012 Teacher of the Year Awards Celebration on Wednesday at Martin’s Crosswinds located at 7400 Greenway Center Drive in Greenbelt.

Twenty-six educators were nominated for “most outstanding educator of the year.” The Prince George’s County teacher who wins will then compete for the prestigious Maryland Teacher of the Year award.

County Executive Rushern L. Baker III and Superintendent of Schools Dr. William R. Hite will be in attendence as well as Board of Education Chair Verjeana M. Jacobs and the 2011 Prince George's County Teacher of the Year, RaeShauna Mboma.

Student performers in the Jazz Band from Gwynn Park High School will entertain attendees.

The Maryland Teacher of the Year Program recognizes the work being done by the state’s outstanding teachers. 

County Executive Celebrates Arbor Day With Students And Faculty of Brandywine Elementary

County Executive Celebrates Arbor Day With Students And Faculty of Brandywine Elementary

The following information was sent to us by Carol Terry:

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, along with State and County officials and guests from the Prince George’s County Public Schools, joined the students and faculty of Brandywine Elementary School today for a celebration and tree planting ceremony to commemorate Arbor Day, which is recognized nationally on the last Friday in April.

University of Maryland Entrepreneurs Compete for $75,000 in Prizes

University of Maryland Entrepreneurs Compete for $75,000 in Prizes

 

On Friday, University of Maryland undergraduates, graduates, faculty and recent alumni will go head to head in an entrepreneur competition with the chance to win $75,000 in prizes in the UMD $75K Business Plan Competition.

Nine teams are competing for a share in the $75K at Riggs Alumni Center on the UMD campus, and another 17 teams are competing for $2,500 in funding.

Check out the entrepreneur finalist teams, and the technologies they are developing:

 

Students Showcase Skills at the Fourth Annual Mathematics Tournament

Students Showcase Skills at the Fourth Annual Mathematics Tournament

The following information was sent to us by Joe Clark: